MASVINGO –Popular Masvingo gold miner David Chaka (46) has died after succumbing to Covid19.
Chaka died at 24 Hour Medical Centre in Target Kopje at around 4:30am this morning after he was transferred from Rujeko Isolation Centre on Monday morning.
His wife Shamiso Chaka confirmed the death to The Mirror and said burial arrangements are yet to be finalized.
“My husband lost his appetite a week ago and was rushed to Rujeko Isolation Centre on Sunday after he experienced shortness of breath. He was connected to an oxygen supply tank.
“He was then transferred to 24 Hour Medical Centre in Target Kopje on Monday morning after his health deteriorated. He was a passionate and caring husband who will be deeply missed,” said Shamiso.
Chaka owned several gold mining claims across Masvingo in areas as Bhuka, Bondolfi and Gutu among other places.
He is survived by his wife and three children, two girls and a boy.